• The Ministry of Public Works is advising that effective August 6, 2018, Blackwatch Pass will be closed to traffic so that construction works can be conducted. The closure will be for an extended period of time. While Blackwatch Pass is closed the public is encouraged to seek alternative routes to avoid delays.


  • The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs is advising that beginning Friday, August 10 the Central Bus Terminal ticket kiosk in Hamilton will operate on an amended schedule. Read more

Apply for a CAPS ID number

You must apply for a Customs Automated Processing System (CAPS) ID Number if you are:

  • a commercial importer;
  • claiming duty relief; or
  • submitting an electronic declaration.

Your CAPS ID Number is unique to you and you should quote it on any documents presented to the Customs Department.

Learn more about the Customs Automated Processing System (CAPS).

How do I apply?

You can apply in person to the CAPS Team at Customs Head Office, or by submitting the application form electronically. You will be required to bring in a valid form of government issued identification.

How long does it take?

It is usually a same day service.


There are no fees to apply.